News & Case Studies

Why Bladerunner Boats gave up on welding fumes...

Posted by Clayton Thomas on 09 July 2019

Bladerunner Boats Ltd, Auckland - case study

'If you can make the environment better for the welder, a) they’re happier, and b) it’s easier, and there’s also the occupational health concept as well, which is a big thing these days.'

We talk to Greg Shine from Bladerunner Boats about why he's bought the TECMEN TM820 Auto-Darkening Helmet with FreFlow Respirators for his workshop. 

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

Patchell's show how health & safety is more than just being compliant

Posted by Stefan Joseph on 02 July 2019

Patchell Industries, Rotorua - case study

'From a health & safety compliance perspective we would have no hesitation in recommending TECMEN...'

We catch up with to Amy Adler from the HR and Health & Safety Team at Patchell Industries on why they offer their engineers the option of TECMEN TM1000 Auto-Darkening Helmets with FreFlow Respirators

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

It's clear why Rivet made the big change to TECMEN

Posted by Shane Carroll on 25 June 2019

Rivet, New Plymouth - case study

'Now we can start and work right through the day comfortably with no problems'

We meet with Nana and Ganesh, two of the engineers at Rivet about what they think of the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirators 

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

Action Engineering share their love for Tecmen Welding Helmets

Posted by Shane Carroll on 18 June 2019

Action Engineering, Dunedin - case study

' It's terrific!  I find it has more clarity than my old Speedglas™ helmet or my Sentinel helmet ..and I thought they were good!'

We meet with Matt Davidson from Action Engineering about what they think of the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirator 

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

'It's a good helmet, I'm happy with it, I'd recommend it'

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 20 March 2019

Farmgear Ltd, Palmerston North - case study

'I really appreciate the clean air.  You don't realise how much muck you're breathing in until you clean out the filters '

We talk to Craig - Welder/Fabricator at Farmgear Ltd about his experience with the TECMEN TM1000 + FreFlow Respirator, and why he'd recommend it...

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

They bought 5! Why Betteridge Engineering recommend TECMEN welding helmets...

Posted by Eddie Thomas on 12 February 2019

Betteridge Engineering, Wellington - case study

'Having a SpeedglasTM ... this is exactly the same, for half the price of it and it’s just as good.'

We talk to Raymond - Welder/Fabricator at Betteridge Engineering about why they've bought 5 TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmets with FreFlow Respirators for the team!

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

DSK claim this PAPR welding helmet improves welding...here's why!

Posted by Gus Broomhall on 08 January 2019

DSK Engineering, Hastings - case study

'You open it, and use it for grinding and you can pretty much just see everything.  You don’t even need to move your head.'

We talk to Archie Polon - Welder/Fabricator at DSK about his experience using the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirator, and how it compares with others he's tried.

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

Here's how Vertec saved time & money!

Posted by Andy Thomas on 26 February 2018

Vertec Ltd, Waikato - case study

'It turned the idea of being available, into accessable.  It just gave us more freedom on site, inside the workshops.'

We talk to Jason Whitley - Director of Vertec Ltd about why they signed up for a QuickStock cabinet, and how its changed their business.

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Topics: Streamlining stores and purchasing, Case Studies

Why go Platinum? Just ask Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd [case study]

Posted by Clayton Thomas on 19 February 2018

Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd, Christchurch - case study

When good just isn't enough - go Platinum!  At least that's what Priest Sheet Metal & Plate Ltd did.  While some might be satisfied with good, they say the only option is THE BEST. 

" The boys were struggling before with the other discs but now they’re probably getting 2-3 times more cutting life out of Euromarc ones"

We talk with Sam – Workshop Manager, at Priest Sheetmetal & Plate Ltd about what they use their thin cutting discs on, and why some Engineers might be saisfied with good, but their option is only the best, it’s got to be theTaipan Platinum Razor-Hub 1mm thin cutting disc.

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Topics: Case Studies, Metal Cutting & Removal

What happened when I changed to the Jackson WH70…

Posted by Shane Carroll on 01 December 2017

Piako Transport Engineering, Morrinsville - case study

'You can see weld spatter and everything, which you usually don't see with a normal auto-darkening helmet'

We talk to Ethan - Engineer at Piako Transport Engineering about his experience using the Jackson WH70 autodarkening welding helmet, and and how it compares to his 3M SpeedglasTM helmet.

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Topics: Case Studies, Safety